Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Christopher Duran is a multidisciplinary artist. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the American Academy of Art. Prior to attending the American Academy of Art, Duran began to develop his art at ASM a non-profit organization that provides Chicago high school teens with after-school and summer opportunities. Working under the mentorship of Artists Ricardo Gonzalez and Erick Garcia’s mural program. Duran has had group exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center, and National Museum of Mexican Art in Illinois. In 2015, Duran participated in the Re: Imagine 24 Hour Overnight Design Competition, and was awarded by the Art institute of Chicago.
2015 - 2019 American Academy of Art
2019 - Bill L. Parks Gallery. Design Honorable Mention
2019 - Bill L. Parks Gallery. Illustration Honorable Mention
2022 Rockford Art Museum Biennial
2021 South Shore Arts Center "SWELL"
2020 "Revive Union Station" Mural
2020 Slaps (A National Sticker Art Exhibition)
2019 Chicago "Meeting of Styles"
2018 Make PR Lit Again (Charity Event for Puerto Rico)
2018 Slaps (A National Sticker Art Exhibition)
2017 National Museum of Mexican Art (Movimiento y Orgullo Dia De Los Muertos) Mural
2017 Galerie F “Movie Poster Remakes”
2017 Echos of Chicago “Chicago’s 180th Birthday!”
2017 Grassroots Chicago “This is Me Now”
2016 Expo Collective “The Wait Is Over”
2016 North Coast Music Festival Pop-Up Gallery
2016 Quetzal Art Fest
2016 Cumbiasazo Family Fest
2012 - Maggie Daley: A Tribute. National Museum of Mexican Art